June 4, 2003 Press Release
Washington D.C. – Representative Tom Cole voted today for the Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act of 2003 (H.R. 760). Congressman Cole is a co-sponsor of the legislation that passed in the House, 282-139.
June 3, 2003 Press Release
Washington D.C. – Congressman Cole voted today to amend the Constitution of the United States to enable Congress to prohibit the physical desecration of the U.S. flag. Congressman Cole is a co-sponsor of The Flag Protection Amendment (H.J Res. 4), which passed the House with a bipartisan vote of 300-125.
May 23, 2003 Press Release
Washington D.C. – In a few short weeks Oklahomans, along with Americans across the nation, will be pocketing more of their paycheck and receiving reimbursement checks in the mail. After a joint conference committee agreement and a meeting with House and Senate Republicans and the President, a tax cut plan of $350 billion was sent to the floors of both chambers. The House passed the package 231-200 and the Senate 51-50.
May 16, 2003 Press Release
Washington D.C. – To honor the many men and women of the nation's Armed Forces, Congressman Tom Cole will be participating in an Armed Forces Day Ceremony at the American Legion in Blanchard and an Armed Forces Celebration at Wiley Post Airport. Armed Forces Day is May 17, 2003.
May 8, 2003 Press Release
Washington D.C. – While watching severe weather once again strike the heartland, Congressman Tom Cole knew that even though the damage could be significant, Oklahomans were prepared and able to face the challenges of rebuilding.
May 5, 2003 Press Release
Washington D.C. – Speaker of the House of Representatives, J. Dennis Hastert has appointed Congressman Tom Cole (R-OK) as the new House representative on the 15-member National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC), a statutory body affiliated with the National Archives and Records Administration.
May 2, 2003 Press Release
Washington D.C. – Today, Congressman Cole encouraged Oklahoma School Districts and Charter Schools to apply for grants to help educate students in American history. U.S. Secretary of Education Rod Paige announced the availability of nearly $100 million for Teaching American History grants.
April 30, 2003 Press Release
Washington D.C. – Because all students deserve equal access to a quality education, Congressman Tom Cole today voted for flexibility, options and accountability for students with disabilities.
April 11, 2003 Press Release
Washington D.C. – Today, Congressman Tom Cole, introduced legislation (H. Resolution 198) urging France, Germany and Russia to help Iraq in its rebuilding process by forgiving the debts of the regime of Saddam Hussein to their respective countries.
It's that time of year again! The Twenty-second Annual Congressional High School Art Competition and National Exhibition, "An Artistic Discovery", is being launched in the Fourth Congressional District.